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Comments about EVH 5150 III 100S 100W Tube Guitar Head:
The blue channel on the standard 100 watt always seemed to need more gain in my opinion. The Stealth blue channel has way more gain than the standard 5153 and is more akin to the 50 watt blue channel. The Stealth is voiced slightly different than the standard 100 watt also. More pronounced mids to my ears. The Stealth is the apex of the 5150 line. The red channel has more gain on the Stealth also which is baffling as it has too much gain to begin with.
The clean channel breaks up really quick but if you leave the gain barely on you still get a great clean. Any higher and the clean gets rather dirty real quick.
You now get a resonance control for each channel for enhanced tone control and bass response. The external bias is a nice touch also. The Stealth does not have midi functionality like the 50 watt which is a dissapointment.
I own the 50 watt, 100 watt and the Stealth. If you liked the first two then you will love the Stealth.